RLG462H1: Newar Religion

Hours

24L/24T

An academic legend recounts that if you ask a Newar whether he is Hindu or Buddhist the answer is yes. The course deals with the problem of how to study religions which coexist and compete with each other creating shifting coordinates of religious identification from the perspective of one specific Nepalese community.

Prerequisite
Permission of Instructor
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)